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PORTA Update

GOOD NEWS AT PORTA! During the last few weeks, many PORTA students and departments have met with great success. Congratulations to our athletic teams who competed in the IHSA State tournaments! The PORTA/A-C High School Wrestling Team placed second in the State Team competition. During an exciting two-week period, the PORTA/A-C Boys Basketball Team thrilled fans with hard-fought games to advance to the state Final Four . . . read more

PORTA POOL NEWS - Pool Hours and Life Guard Training

THE TRI IS COMING! PORTA Pool is proud to be the swimming venue for the upcoming Abestriseries triathlons. The season opener will be held April 26, 2014. This triathlon is now sanctioned for para-athletes who will begin their swim at 11:45 a.m. followed by the mini-tri at 12:00 p.m. The sprint swim will conclude the . . . read more

2013-2014 SPHINX ON SALE

  The theme of the 2013-2014 yearbook is: "It’s What We’ve Become." This book not only features the current student body, but each section features a standout alumnus with a brief description of achievement. The yearbook staff, lead by Editor Wyatt Robinson and Assistant Editor Devan Burris, has been working hard to make . . . read more

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PORTA Board of Education

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  DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION Matthew Brue-PORTA Superintendent e-mail Mr. Brue Joni Churchill - President - 217-632-3573 - Kevin Bettis -Vice President - 217-741-1416- Max Bumgardner -Secretary - 217-299-0808 - . . . read more

Family Access Information

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Please read if you are interested in using Skyward Family Access!

The PORTA CUSD #202 is pleased to announce the implementation of Family Access by Skyward, Inc. Family Access is a secure Internet based website that will allow you to easily keep track of nearly everything your student does while at school. Among other things, this new service will allow you to view your student'€™s . . . read more

Vacancy Notice

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03/28/2014 Sub Bus Drivers Consumer Science with emphasis on Culinary Arts Business Education/Computer Science Teacher Health Occupations with CNA instrutor Certification Part-time Head Girls Basketball Coach Asst Baseball JR/Sr High Math teacher  6-12 certified 1st grade teacher--internal applicants only 2nd . . . read more

PORTA Football Website

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PORTA Football Web Site     Petersburg JFL News T If you have any questions, please contact Coach McMahan at read more

Common Core -- Guidelines for Parents

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THE STANDARDS-- Building on the excellent foundation of standards states have laid, the Common Core State Standards are the first step in providing our young people with a high-quality education. It should be clear to every student, parent, and teacher what the standards of success are in every school. Teachers, parents . . . read more


The PORTA Hall of Fame annually recognizes past PORTA graduates and staff who have excelled in their postgraduate careers, were outstanding students at PORTA, or made significant contributions to PORTA as an educator. These individuals are honored at a banquet and presentation in the spring, and have a personalized plaque hung on the . . . read more

Course Descriptions

Below is a link for the 2012-2013 Course Descriptions 2012-13 Course Descriptions 2012-13 pdf Course Descriptions     read more

PORTA Pool News

PORTA pool is an indoor, heated facility. The 6-lane, 25 yard competitive pool meets standards for IHSA, YMCA, and USS swimming and diving programs. The pool is also available for recreational use with a 3 1/2 foot shallow end and 12-foot deep end with diving board.

  PORTA Pool   PORTA Pool Winter Hours     OPEN Swim Sunday 12:00 - 2:30 p.m. Wednesday - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.   LAP Swim Tues., Thurs. - 6:00 - 7:30 a.m. Mon., Thurs. - 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Lap Lanes available during open swim hours.    . . . read more